FanCineGay - Festival Internacional de Cine LGBT de Extremadura ()

FanCineGay - International LGBT Film Festival of Extremadura


10 Feb 2020
Call for entries

24 Aug 2020
Festival closed

05 Oct 2020
Notification date

07 Nov 2020
15 Nov 2020


Calle del Museo 3, 1º,  06003, Badajoz, Badajoz, Spain

Festival description
Short film festival 30'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 07 November 2020      Festival end: 15 November 2020

FanCineGay, the International LGBT Film Festival of Extremadura, celebrates this year its 23rd edition between the 7th and the 15th of November launching its traditional Short Films Call with the purpose of recognising, visibilising and fostering the production and dissemination of recent or unreleased LGBTI works.

There will be just one prize awarded with 350€ for the winning short film (the prize in cash will be awarded as an advance in the payment for future screenings to be agreed with the distributor in Spain) that will be cashed after the finalisation of the festival.

THEME AND duration. The short films must approach a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersexual or queer theme being accepted all the genres (fiction, documentary, experimental, video art) under the duration of thirty (30) minutes. All the works from any country produced and released along 2018, 2019 and 2020 will be accepted.

deadline FOR SUBMISSION. The deadline for submission is on the 24th of August 2020 at 23:59 (UTC +2: CEST, Madrid) with no possibility of postponement.

MATERIALS DELIVERY. The short films must be sent preferably via web through or filling the Official Form (, providing an screener (hosted on Vimeo, Youtube, et cetera) as well as its password. It will be necessary to fill a different form per each submission.

Likewise, it will be necessary to attach to the form or to mail to the following materials:
- Poster of the short film.
- Pictures of the short film.
- Picture of the Director.
- Biography of the Director.
- Spanish subtitles File (in case the short films is recorded in a different language).
- Dialogues list or script (optional).

In case of not owning an online screener, the copies can be sent in to our office in the following address: Fundación Triángulo Extremadura, Calle Museo 3, 1º, 06003, Badajoz (SPAIN).

The Festival will not send back the discs received for screening unless a means of prepaid postage is included.

FORMATS. The accepted formats for screening are AVI, MP4 H.264, MOV PRORES 422, Blu-Ray and DCP with a minimum resolution of 1920 per 1080 pixels (Full HD).

PRE-SELECTION. The festival reserves the right to reject any work that does not meet the minimum technical quality standards or that does not approach the themes of the call in a sufficiently clear manner within any of its plots or subplots as well as those submitted in former calls.

The registration will be confirmed via email after verifying the correct filling of the forms and that the extra materials have been sent.

SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION. A jury formed by specialists in Audiovisual Communications, Culture Management and LGBTI Activism will select among all the works submitted a sample that will be included in the schedule of the festival as well as the Best Short Film of the 22nd FanCineGay.

The authors of the works selected will be notified before October the 5th, 2020 via email in the address provided in the submission form. FanCineGay will not notify the works that have not been selected, making public the list of those that have been. The authors of the selected works will only be allowed to communicate their selection publicly or make any kind of dissemination about their participation in FanCineGay once the festival had previously announced it via its official channels.

PROMOTION. Extracts of the titles selected might be used with promotional purposes for their broadcasting via TV or dissemination via other media, as well as the rest of the materials provided. The organisation of festival must be informed in writing of any restriction that the selected works could have in this respect.

RESPONSIBILITIES. The festival does not assume any responsibility in case of deterioration or loss of the materials during their transportation and exhibition. Neither it will be responsible for the possible infractions related to copyrights, taking responsibility for it the person who submits the work.

The submission of works implies the full acceptance of the terms of the call as well as the decisions of the organisation before unexpected events typical of this activity.



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